Hello and welcome to Forest Lake Education Center from the Nursing Clinic,
We are privileged that you are choosing our school for your student. We want you to know that our goal at the clinic is to provide a safe environment for your student’s health care needs. We need your partnership in order for the clinic to run efficiently and successfully.
The following are items that are essential for you to help us with:
- Responding timely when contacted by the clinic personnel about your student.
- Picking up student within ONE hour of being informed of need to do so.
- Keeping us informed of any phone number changes for primary and secondary contacts.
- Filling out appropriate forms for medication administration at school (on FLEC website) complete with physician and parent signatures.
- Bringing in and picking up medication yourself. Please do not have your student transport back and forth. DO NOT ALLOW your student to keep medication in his/her backpack unless approved by clinic.
- Updating us with changes in your student’s health that may impact him/her during the school day (new medications, new allergies, restrictions, etc.).
- Keeping your student home when they are sick (fever over 100.4, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive coughing, excessive mucus production from nose or cough, pink eye, contagious skin conditions etc). *Note Student must be fever free for 24 hours WITHOUT medication prior to returning to school.
- Food brought to FLEC for parties/groups MUST have a store label listing the ingredients. No home baked goods. This is for the safety of those with food allergies.
- Food that is brought to FLEC with a store label, must be ready to serve. No refrigeration or microwave is available to store or prepare the food prior to serving.
- No electric appliances such as crock pots, skillets, waffle irons etc. are to be used at FLEC.
- Immunization requirements are listed on FLEC website and follow Florida state guidelines.
- Sports physicals (different from a routine physical) are REQUIRED on all students who wish to play varsity basketball or volleyball. The sports physical MUST be performed/dated within previous school year and turned in prior to student being allowed to practice with their team.
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We commit to:
- A safe and confidential environment for your student’s health care needs. Nurses staff the clinic during routine school hours. We have CPR/First Aid trained office staff/clinic assistants to monitor clinic when a nurse is not available. In addition nursing students for clinical (working with our nurses) on occasion.
- Accurate and timely medication administration.
- Informing you by a phone call of significant injuries/incidents and emailing via RenWeb other clinic visits.
- Written care plans for ongoing medical problems, signed by you, clinic nurse and your student’s teacher, with opportunity for formal meeting if desired (diabetics, asthmatics, students with food allergies needing Epinephrine and seizures etc.)
- Availability for you to stop and ask questions as the need arises.
- Teaching in student’s classrooms.
We look forward to getting to know you and your student and hope you have a healthy and safe school year.
Naida Harris, RN, BSN, Jill Villemain, RN, BSN and Melinda Goodman, RN, BSN
Phone: 407-862-7688 Ext. 249
Supplies always accepted and needed:
- Cough drops
- Mini cups for water
- Latex free bandaids
- Triple antibiotic ointment
- Hydrocortisone cream
- Snack sized ziplocks for ice packs
- Saltine crakers (or generic crackers)
- All sizes of kids underware both genders and socks (for those who wet through their clothes and need a change)
- Help with vision and hearing screenings (once a year for all students usually at beginning of school year)
- Once a week help in making ice packs
- Once a week help in laundry (mostly pillowcases etc.)
- Help in different projects